Alltech is a global company with presence in 128 countries celebrating 34 years in the animal health industry. The company’s regional office in Western Canada oversees ongoing sales and marketing activities taking place in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Alltech is looking for a Marketing Intern to assist with event planning, execution of marketing strategies, and communication with customers and producers. The intern will assist in daily activities including updating the customer database, making calls, organizing mailings, helping with event organization and shadowing the marketing coordinator at events and tradeshows. Travel expenses, lodging, and personal car mileage to and from events will be reimbursed. For more information about Alltech please visit the website at www.alltech.com.
Alltech is looking for a highly motivated individual with a desire and interest to learn marketing and sales practices from a global and innovative perspective. Candidate should feel comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, be familiar with marketing techniques, possess good organizational skills and a keen attention to detail. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter with excellent communication and writing skills and should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. This internship will provide the applicant with training on various marketing principles that will benefit future careers. Expected hours are between 5-15 hours per week depending on business needs.
Important skills and attributes to sufficiently complete this internship are:
i. Phone calls for making/confirming meetings and promoting campaigns
i. Follow-up letters and emails after meetings/campaigns
i. Power Point, Excel graphs ect.
a. Compilation of information/surveys
b. Keeping track of on-going projects/campaigns
c. Maintain orderly files and materials
a. It is important to maintain a positive attitude. Your attitude will affect your quality of work and will determine the amount of you work are able to accomplish.
b. Clients/customers can often be negative themselves. If you are able to maintain your positive attitude in conversations they will often be more willing to hear the message you are trying to relay. This will create greater success in plans and campaigns.
4. Creativity and Marketing
a. Alltech is a marketing powerhouse. The interns input can be valuable when it comes to creating/altering marketing campaigns being utilized within the region.